I almost forgot that today was world poetry day! Almost! I was actually looking for a piece of my poetry to share when I saw an article posted on Twitter about this worldwide event! Around the world, coffee shops allowed people to pay for their coffee with a poem in celebration. What an awesome idea! I wish more places in the United State participated. Maybe next year!
In celebration, here are three of my favorite original pieces:
And here are three of my favorite poems by other poets:
The Dirtiest Man In The World by Shel Silverstein
Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
What are some of your favorite poems?